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Mashed Potatoes

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 35 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Here's an easy recipe for mashed potatoes that only requires 5 ingredients.


  • 4 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Bring potatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, and water to cover to a boil in a Dutch oven; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until tender. Drain.

  2. Mash potatoes with remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt, milk, butter, and pepper until smooth.